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Our training team is made up of registered paramedics with years of emergency medical experience.


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No difficult off site training days to manage or transport to arrange.


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Free first aid manual for every participating student

No matter how long till your next refresher, you will always have the information right there at your fingertips.


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Free pocket mouth-to-mouth face shield key ring

Reduce the fear of providing life saving care, no matter where you are.


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This certificate is recognised across the UK as an official first aid accreditation, so your business can abide to health and safety laws.


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Ten First Aid Mistakes to Avoid

By | February 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

This weeks guest post is from Steven Jones... Not everyone can be a medical expert. But all too often in common first aid situations, people make simple first aid mistakes that can make matters worse. So, to help you avoid trouble, we’re going to expose ten of the most common first aid myths – along with [...]

Managing Diabetes in the Work Place

By | February 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Having diabetes does not mean you cannot have a successful career. What it does mean, however, is that you must plan ahead and organize your day in a way that prevents your blood sugar levels from dipping below healthy levels, having an adverse effect on both your health and your job. Knowledge is power when afflicted [...]

The shocking truth – real life cardiac arrest

By | February 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

It’s a sad fact that the people you are most likely to need to do CPR on are people you know – work colleagues or loved ones. That's why it's so extremely important that there is someone trained to use a defibrillator who can use it with compose and confidence, even during such an horrendous ordeal. [...]

Refreshers, exercises and touching people…

By | February 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

What an amazing (and full on) couple of weeks we've just had! Not only have some of our staff taken part in the largest ambulance mutual aid exercise ever held, but we've held our annual trainer refresher day AND embraced the crazy world of social media for WFA. Exercise Amber took place over two days in [...]

New site goes live!

By | February 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

We're off - The new Working First Aid website goes live On your marks... Working First Aid is moving in to overdrive now, with the launch of our brand new website. With it, we'll be able to provide our users with an abundance of first aid related info, advice and stories. Well, that's the plan! We [...]

Automatic first aid machine revolution?

By | February 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Body powered first aid nanobot technology... Well, almost. What we actually have here is an amazing step forwards in medical science.  Using the power stored within the body itself, it is now possible to run tiny implants that otherwise would have needed limited lifetime batteries to run. Full article here - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15305579 Just imagine a future where [...]

First aid in the workplace

By | February 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Why do we need First Aid in the workplace? During a recent course I delivered on first aid in the workplace to a group of search & rescue volunteers, I began contemplating a blog post focusing specifically on non business related first aid.  I planned to discuss the benefits of courses created for specific groups of [...]

New transplant options available with synthetic organs

By | February 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Grown outside the human body, but with the patients own tissues. The future of organ transplant? Finding a way of offering patients an organ transplant without the need for either a donor or a long spell on painfully strong anti-rejection drugs has long been a goal for researchers and patients alike.   Indeed, the stories around their research have generally [...]

Face transplant – incredible medical advances

By | February 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Another life drastically improved through medicine Amazing!  Absolutely amazing! Those were my first thoughts this morning when I read the news article over on the BBC website  - Face transplant - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13339512. Honestly, what a world we live in now.  Following a terrifying accident in 2008, Dallas Wiens lost his whole face to burns and faced a [...]

Thinking of first aid articles

By | February 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Thinking of first aid articles... As I sit here, away from sun and civilisation, I'm contemplating the type of articles to put on to the site.  It would be easy to limit the team to just writing about immediate first aid issues - but this seems short sighted somehow. Who do we want to write first aid articles [...]